Author Archives: Jillian Harkness

OISE Community Wishes for Social Justice

As part of OISE’s 50th Anniversary events on May 9th, OISE library curated a number of interactive displays to celebrate 50 years of OISE. One popular display offered community members apples in exchange for one wish for social justice. The … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Introduction to Mendelian Genetics

Learning about genetics can be as easy as rolling a dice with the Introduction to Mendelian Genetics activity kit available at OISE Library! Introduce biology students to the concepts of inheritance, homozygous, heterozygous, genotype, and phenotype with this uniquely designed … Continue reading

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Bullying, Technology and Emotions, and Literacy in Appalachia: New Titles for June!

Editors Sharon Y. Tettegah and Michael P. McCreery focus their research collection, Emotions, Technology and Learning, on the often overlooked importance of affect in emerging technologically mediated educational environments. Research in the collection ranges from discussions of MOOCS, video learning, … Continue reading

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#OISE 50 Celebrating 50 Years of Impact at OISE

OISE is celebrating their 50th anniversary this May with a number of events to commemorate its 50 Years of Impact! On May 9th, the R.W.B Jackson lecture will recognize┬áthis milestone through an exploration of what the next 50 years of … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Conversation Cubes

What is your happiest memory? Do you have a pet? What was the strangest dream you’ve had? Conversation cubes are a great way to get students and other groups talking! Perfect for breaking the ice, these colourful foam cubes can … Continue reading

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